Ifab: Talks over ‘more attractive’ offside law

Patrick Bamford’s offside against Crystal Palace on 7 November was called ‘the worst decision in the history of football’Changes to the offside law have been discussed at a meeting of football’s lawmakers with a view to favouring the attacker. The use of video assistant referees has resulted in several controversial borderline calls this season. But…Continue Reading

Sex Talks With Doctors Vary by Patients’ Sexual Orientation

Male patients who identified as gay or bisexual were more likely to have discussions with their clinicians about sex compared with patients who identified as straight, a researcher reported. Healthcare providers asked a higher proportion of patients who identified as bisexual or homosexual, compared with those who identified as heterosexual, about how many sexual partners…Continue Reading

Uber in talks to sell ATG self-driving unit to Aurora

Eighteen months ago, Uber’s self-driving car unit, Uber Advanced Technologies Group, was valued at $7.25 billion following a $1 billion investment from Toyota, DENSO and SoftBank’s Vision Fund. Now, it’s up for sale and a competing autonomous vehicle technology startup is in talks with Uber to buy it, according to three sources familiar with the…Continue Reading

UK in talks with Palantir over COVID-19 test-and-trace program: FT

FILE PHOTO: The logo of U.S. software company Palantir Technologies is seen in Davos, Switzerland Januar 22, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann(Reuters) – The British government is in talks with U.S. data analytics company Palantir Technologies Inc in an attempt to strengthen its test-and-trace program for COVID-19, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.Officials have been in talks…Continue Reading

Mike McCarthy Talks Rodney McLeod’s Controversial TD in Cowboys’ Loss to Eagles

Rich Schultz/Associated PressThe Dallas Cowboys offense was abysmal during Sunday’s 23-9 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, but it may have lost an opportunity to win the game in the final minutes because of poor officiating.Quarterback Ben DiNucci took a snap when an Eagles defender may have been offside and eventually fumbled on the play. It…Continue Reading

‘Coffee Talks’ Help Former Prisoners Return to Society

When women are released from prison, they have a lot to learn — including how to manage their mental health, build strong relationships, and prioritize caring about themselves. Students, alumni and faculty at Walden University College of Nursing realized these women could use guidance and began working with former prisoners who live in a Washington,…Continue Reading

MG Siegler talks portfolio management and fundraising 6 months into the COVID-19 pandemic

This week, GV General Partner (and TechCrunch alum) MG Siegler joined us on Extra Crunch Live for a far-ranging chat about what it takes to foster a good relationship between investor and startup, how portfolio management and investing has changed as the COVID-19 crisis drags on, and what Siegler expects will and won’t stick around…Continue Reading

Suntory talks sustainability challenges and priorities: Plastics, water, climate and COVID

Suntory Group is a leading multinational drinks company with a portfolio of household brands in Asia, Europe, the Americas and Oceana. Generating annual revenue in the region of $21bn in 2019, the company’s products range from premium spirits, beer and wine to brewed teas, bottled water, carbonated soft drinks, ready-to-drink coffee and energy drinks, along…Continue Reading

Educator-astronaut talks to ‘kids at heart’ for online talk Tuesday

Home News Spaceflight NASA astronaut Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger, STS-131 mission specialist, poses for a photo near a window in the Kibo laboratory of the International Space Station, on April 14, 2020. (Image: © NASA) Kids or “kids at heart” can dress up for Halloween or celebrate the fall season along with astronaut Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, who will…Continue Reading